The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 87 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.28% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.15% 2.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £8.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+164.70% -75.71%
WordPress
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
233 185 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.00% 12.85% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 94 82
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £109 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £28.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +4 2 £200 -38.46% 7
Northamptonshire - 2 £196 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £500 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress.

1 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 17 (80.95%) jQuery
3 16 (76.19%) PHP
4 15 (71.43%) HTML
4 15 (71.43%) CSS
5 13 (61.90%) MySQL
5 13 (61.90%) Adobe
5 13 (61.90%) Drupal
5 13 (61.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (57.14%) HTML5
7 11 (52.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (52.38%) Photoshop
8 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
9 8 (38.10%) Content Management
10 6 (28.57%) SEO
11 5 (23.81%) CMS
11 5 (23.81%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (23.81%) XML
12 4 (19.05%) Marketing
12 4 (19.05%) Web Development
12 4 (19.05%) LAMP
12 4 (19.05%) User Experience
13 3 (14.29%) Linux
13 3 (14.29%) Magento
13 3 (14.29%) CSS3
13 3 (14.29%) Twitter
13 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (14.29%) Ajax
13 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (9.52%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (61.90%) Drupal
2 5 (23.81%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (52.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (52.38%) Photoshop
3 2 (9.52%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) Web Developer
3 11 (52.38%) PHP Developer
4 6 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
4 6 (28.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (23.81%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Designer
6 4 (19.05%) Web Designer
7 2 (9.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Junior
8 1 (4.76%) Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) jQuery
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 12 (57.14%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) LAMP
6 3 (14.29%) CSS3
6 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (9.52%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (4.76%) XSLT
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.76%) .NET
8 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 8 (38.10%) Content Management
3 6 (28.57%) SEO
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Pay per click
6 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) OOP
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) PHP5
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Adobe
2 3 (14.29%) Twitter